Masters Cup – ATP Finals The Swiss ruled out the ATP World Cup for the exhibits
The Swiss, once the ATP Finals are over and since he did not play the Davis Cup in Madrid, travel to Chile and Argentina to play an exhibition with Juan Martn del Potro on November 20.
After this, go through Bogot (Colombia), Mexico City (Mexico) and Quito (Ecuador).
In London, the Swiss was questioned for his decision to play these exhibitions in South America, in addition to one in China at the end of the year, and get off, however, of the ATP Cup to be played in Australia, a kind of World Cup that Serve as preparation for the first Grand Slam of the season.
"The tour of South America was already planned. I had been delayed for many reasons in the past, my knee problems, births of my children … It was a priority," explained the helvtico.
"The ATP Cup was also, but when I realized that Stan (Wawrinka) was not going to play, that the family was not going to travel, he preferred to stay at home. I would have loved to play," he added.
These decisions will also cause Federer to attend the Australian Open without prior official preparation, since he will not play any tournament before the start of the first Grand Slam of the year.
"I hope it doesn't affect me. I hope that age and experience are a complement. I think I can be prepared, I think I don't need many games. Depending on the draw," said world number three.